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Laser Eye Surgery, Revisited 10 Years Later

Thud457 got his spherical organs mixed up (97 comments)

If you go in for Lasik but they end up operating on your balls, I think there's a real problem there.

That's why not Zoidberg. That right there.

4 minutes ago
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Ebola Outbreak Continues To Expand

Thud457 fortress Kamchatka (140 comments)

still waiting for the President of Madagascar to shut down everything.

1 hour ago
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Dropbox Head Responds To Snowden Claims About Privacy

Thud457 know them by their acts (142 comments)

Fair and balanced, mon frere...
Journalistic integrity requires we present both sides of the story: the facts, and my distortions, half-truths, propaganda and outright lies.
It's only fair.

5 hours ago
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Researchers Print Electronic Memory On Paper

Thud457 my LASER's bigger than yours! (77 comments)

QR codes are write once and take a lot of processing power to read, the article is talking about reusable, electronically accessible memory.

Obviously written by someone without a powerful enough LASER.
All you need is a webcam, a LASER and proper archival media.

yesterday
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Autonomous Sea-Robot Survives Massive Typhoon

Thud457 Re:Is this an achievement? (46 comments)

What good is an autonomous submersible on a full moon night in the Rocky Mountain winter? This whole story is ridiculous.

yesterday
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Researchers Test Developer Biometrics To Predict Buggy Code

Thud457 who the hell wrote this crap?!! (89 comments)

well duh, that vein on my forehead starts to throb and my eye starts to twitch when I read dumb code.

oh wait, that was my commit

2 days ago
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Giant Crater Appears In Northern Siberia

Thud457 Re:How deep? (122 comments)

They probably hook up to those sinkholes in Guatemala.

about a week ago
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Mozilla Doubles Down on JPEG Encoding with mozjpeg 2.0

Thud457 Re:Hard to get excited. (129 comments)

They just ripped this off from Pied Piper. Probably can't even handle 3D video properly.

aw crap, I have shamed myself.

about a week ago
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Chemists Build First "Buckyball" Made of Boron

Thud457 what a glorious failure! (39 comments)

They're still talking about his balls 40 years after his death.

about two weeks ago
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NSA Says Snowden Emails Exempt From Public Disclosure

Thud457 "none of the above" wins in a landslide! (231 comments)

But... but... if I vote for a third party candidate, the other party's guy will get in!!!

about two weeks ago
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Public To Vote On Names For Exoplanets

Thud457 Re:Smart move... (127 comments)

come on, we can do this!

  • Goat A
  • Goat B

and it naturally follows:

  • Goat C

about two weeks ago
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Asteroid Mining Bill Introduced In Congress To Protect Private Property Rights

Thud457 where'd the &##^(@ tags go?!!! (181 comments)

If anything deserves a spacenuttery tag, this does!

about two weeks ago
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The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane To Nowhere

Thud457 $$$ to HOMOSEX China (364 comments)

With the history of the one child policy and Chinese culture favoring male heirs, there's going to be a lot of Chinese bachelors that can't find wives. That's going to be a lot of horny, frustrated, unemployed men that can't afford homes. Prime fodder to have their frustrations directed outward by a war of expansion where they can be burned off as cannon fodder.
A good investment would be for propaganda promoting the gay agenda in China.
I am only partly joking here.

about two weeks ago
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Dubai's Climate-Controlled Dome City Is a Dystopia Waiting To Happen

Thud457 drowning's for poor people... (265 comments)

OMG, global warmening!

Good thing they're going to enclose the important parts under an environmentally controlled dome then. Truly these guys are planning ahead.

about two weeks ago

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Ron Paul Exposed As White Supremacist By Anonymous

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Thud457 (234763) writes "Hackivist group Anonymous has announced that not only have they decimated the websites of avowed White Supremacist group American Third Position (A3P) during Operation Blitzkrieg but, in the process, they claim to have accidentally uncovered close ties between the racist group and Ron Paul. Not just the Ron Paul campaign, but Ron Paul himself."
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shooting triggers lockdown of HP & Apple campu

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 2 years ago

Thud457 (234763) writes "A disgruntled employee at a quarry shot eight people and fled through the HP campus, carjacking a HP contractor. The Apple & HP campuses were locked down Wednesday while a police manhunt tried to locate the suspect."
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"Atlas Shrugged" movie flops at box office

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 3 years ago

Thud457 (234763) writes "The movie adaptation of Ayn Rand's beloved children's fairytale failed to cover it's filming costs in it's opening (and presumably only) week in theaters this weekend. Tea partiers will just have to wait for part II to go direct to netflix.

I predict 9999 comments, all at -1, troll for this story."

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Goatse Security warns of iPad user data risk

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 4 years ago

Thud457 (234763) writes "oh dear, goatse is now submitting security alerts to IT websites.
nice (?) to see the classics still have legs.

Vulnerability research firm Goatse Security claims to have found a security flaw in AT&T's protocols that exposes the personal data of more than 114,000 iPad buyers.

"

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This must be preserved for the ages!

Thud457 Thud457 writes  |  more than 8 years ago

Zoo keeper mauled to death 'after defecating on tiger'

A young Chinese tiger keeper has been mauled to death after apparently trying to defecate on one of his big cats.

The 19-year-old appears to have climbed the railings of the Bengal tiger cage and pulled his trousers down.

Evidence at the scene of the death at the Jinan animal park included toilet paper, excrement and a trouser belt.

Zoo officials think Xu Xiaodong either slipped into the cage or was pulled in by one of the four angry tigers.

According to the South China Morning Post, the man told a co-worker he needed to go to the toilet but police were called when he failed to return.

They found his body lying on the ground surrounded by tigers. The teenager had reportedly been bitten in the neck and was covered in blood.

Police believe Xu climbed the wall of a partially constructed building used to raise the tigers to relieve himself. They said the smell probably caused the tigers to pounce.

You can see more stories about tigers and zoos on Ananova, or read our Animal attacks file.

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